Recreation Economy for Rural Communities Grant Workshop

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You’re invited!

Join the City of Columbiana and community partners in a two-day workshop to plan how to elevate Columbiana as the tourism gateway for rural central Alabama.  
Topics: Partnering with neighboring communities to improve regional infrastructure and connect historic, cultural, and artistic offerings; improving accessibility to destinations; activating and growing businesses in downtown; developing activities and events that highlight recreation assets to residents and market south Shelby County as a destination!

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, the Northern Border Regional Commission, an the Appalachian Regional Commission have selected Columbiana as a community to receive planning assistance through the Recreation Economy for Rural Communities program, which aims to help communities enhance outdoor recreation opportunities and strengthen downtowns. 

Thursday, January 19th 6-8:30 PM and Friday, January 20th 9 AM-5 PM 

David Mitchell, Mayor, City of
Columbiana, AL, (205)669-5804 
You are encouraged to attend any part of the workshop for which you are available.

This is event is free and open to all, but registration is requested.  REGISTER HERE